The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 425 651 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.45% 8.49% 7.17%
As % of the System Software category 57.74% 63.76% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 362 500 487
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
736 1021 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.17% 13.31% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 603 751 885
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 150 £34,500 -1.42% 18
Cambridgeshire -6 110 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Essex -8 71 £38,250 +7.74% 14
Suffolk +18 60 £27,500 +3.77%
Bedfordshire -16 34 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Norfolk -5 6 £21,500 -24.56% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 661 (81.81%) Windows
2 518 (64.11%) Microsoft
3 390 (48.27%) Windows Server
4 338 (41.83%) VMware
5 294 (36.39%) MS Exchange
6 263 (32.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 230 (28.47%) Cisco
8 227 (28.09%) MS Office
9 226 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 205 (25.37%) ITIL
10 205 (25.37%) Firewall
11 203 (25.12%) Citrix
12 194 (24.01%) MS Excel
13 192 (23.76%) DNS
14 182 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 177 (21.91%) Windows 7
16 170 (21.04%) SQL Server
16 170 (21.04%) Office 365
17 155 (19.18%) TCP/IP
18 150 (18.56%) DHCP
19 146 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 146 (18.07%) Linux
20 141 (17.45%) VPN
21 132 (16.34%) WAN
22 123 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
23 121 (14.98%) Hyper-V
24 117 (14.48%) SQL
25 112 (13.86%) LAN
26 109 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
27 108 (13.37%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 294 (36.39%) MS Exchange
2 123 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (10.77%) SharePoint
5 83 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (7.80%) Skype for Business
7 55 (6.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 45 (5.57%) IIS
9 42 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.49%) Apache
11 11 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.62%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.50%) JBoss
16 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.25%) Confluence
16 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 227 (28.09%) MS Office
2 194 (24.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 170 (21.04%) Office 365
2 59 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.87%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.37%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 205 (25.37%) Firewall
2 192 (23.76%) DNS
3 155 (19.18%) TCP/IP
4 150 (18.56%) DHCP
5 141 (17.45%) VPN
6 132 (16.34%) WAN
7 112 (13.86%) LAN
8 108 (13.37%) SAN
9 75 (9.28%) VLAN
10 64 (7.92%) Wireless
11 60 (7.43%) VoIP
12 40 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
13 39 (4.83%) LDAP
13 39 (4.83%) NAS
14 34 (4.21%) SMTP
15 30 (3.71%) IMAP
15 30 (3.71%) Internet
16 29 (3.59%) DMZ
17 24 (2.97%) Skype
18 22 (2.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.11%) MySQL
4 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.62%) Navicat
6 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.50%) Pentaho
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.62%) PhpStorm
3 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.37%) JIRA
5 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) MSI
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 61 (7.55%) Finance
2 32 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.97%) Retail
4 16 (1.98%) Advertising
5 14 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.24%) Banking
6 10 (1.24%) Front Office
7 8 (0.99%) Publishing
8 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.74%) German Language
8 6 (0.74%) Local Government
8 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.62%) Marketing
10 3 (0.37%) Back Office
10 3 (0.37%) Legal
10 3 (0.37%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (21.91%) Analyst
2 169 (20.92%) Support Engineer
3 96 (11.88%) IT Support
4 93 (11.51%) Support Analyst
5 90 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 90 (11.14%) IT Engineer
6 83 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 63 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 60 (7.43%) Service Analyst
9 59 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 58 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
11 57 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 55 (6.81%) Infrastructure Support
13 54 (6.68%) 1st Line Support
14 52 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
15 49 (6.06%) Consultant
16 44 (5.45%) Administrator
17 43 (5.32%) Desktop Support
18 41 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 40 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.33%) Web Services
2 29 (3.59%) MAPI
3 25 (3.09%) .NET
4 21 (2.60%) HTML
5 17 (2.10%) CSS
6 9 (1.11%) jQuery
7 8 (0.99%) Middleware
8 7 (0.87%) JSON
9 6 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.74%) HTML5
10 5 (0.62%) CSS3
10 5 (0.62%) WAMP
10 5 (0.62%) XHTML
11 4 (0.50%) J2EE
12 3 (0.37%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.37%) LAMP
12 3 (0.37%) REST
12 3 (0.37%) RESTful
12 3 (0.37%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.18%) Blackberry
2 56 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 50 (6.19%) Replication
5 44 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 41 (5.07%) iPhone
7 29 (3.59%) PDA
8 28 (3.47%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.85%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.98%) Clustering
11 14 (1.73%) EPoS
12 13 (1.61%) CESG
12 13 (1.61%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.61%) PKI
13 11 (1.36%) HP Storage
13 11 (1.36%) User Experience
14 10 (1.24%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.24%) iPad
15 9 (1.11%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 661 (81.81%) Windows
2 390 (48.27%) Windows Server
3 263 (32.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 182 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (21.91%) Windows 7
6 146 (18.07%) Linux
7 109 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (13.24%) Windows 8
9 76 (9.41%) Windows 10
10 61 (7.55%) Windows XP
11 41 (5.07%) Unix
12 38 (4.70%) Windows Vista
13 35 (4.33%) Android
14 16 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.24%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.99%) CentOS
17 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (25.37%) ITIL
2 55 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (5.07%) Service Delivery
4 39 (4.83%) Mentoring
5 36 (4.46%) Project Management
6 33 (4.08%) ITIL V3
7 31 (3.84%) Service Management
8 30 (3.71%) Information Security
9 29 (3.59%) Change Management
9 29 (3.59%) Server Building
10 27 (3.34%) High Availability
11 25 (3.09%) Presales
11 25 (3.09%) Time Management
12 24 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (2.97%) Problem Management
13 23 (2.85%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (2.85%) Incident Management
14 22 (2.72%) Server Virtualisation
15 21 (2.60%) E-Commerce
16 19 (2.35%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 117 (14.48%) SQL
2 78 (9.65%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.84%) VB
4 26 (3.22%) VBScript
5 20 (2.48%) Java
6 19 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 18 (2.23%) C
7 18 (2.23%) Perl
8 16 (1.98%) Python
9 12 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.74%) PHP
10 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.74%) VBA
11 5 (0.62%) C++
11 5 (0.62%) KiXtart
11 5 (0.62%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.37%) C#
12 3 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (10.89%) MCSE
3 56 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 47 (5.82%) SC Cleared
5 46 (5.69%) MCSA
6 40 (4.95%) Degree
7 38 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (4.58%) MCITP
9 32 (3.96%) MCP
10 29 (3.59%) CISSP
11 28 (3.47%) CCNA
11 28 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (3.22%) MCTS
13 21 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (2.35%) A+ Certification
14 19 (2.35%) CISM
15 18 (2.23%) DV Cleared
16 17 (2.10%) CCNP
17 12 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
18 8 (0.99%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.28%) SLA
2 18 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) COBIT
4 3 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.37%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 226 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (14.98%) Hyper-V
3 75 (9.28%) vSphere
4 68 (8.42%) XenApp
5 42 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 25 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (3.09%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 23 (2.85%) NFS
10 21 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.99%) Xen
13 6 (0.74%) XenServer
14 5 (0.62%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.25%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (11.14%) SCCM
2 47 (5.82%) SCOM
3 43 (5.32%) Backup Exec
4 25 (3.09%) WSUS
5 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.62%) Puppet
8 4 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.50%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.37%) QRadar
9 3 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 518 (64.11%) Microsoft
2 338 (41.83%) VMware
3 230 (28.47%) Cisco
4 203 (25.12%) Citrix
5 68 (8.42%) HP
6 45 (5.57%) Apple
7 42 (5.20%) Veeam
8 38 (4.70%) Dell
8 38 (4.70%) Oracle
9 35 (4.33%) NetApp
9 35 (4.33%) Symantec
10 33 (4.08%) EMC
11 31 (3.84%) Draytek
12 23 (2.85%) CheckPoint
13 19 (2.35%) Juniper
13 19 (2.35%) Remedy
14 18 (2.23%) CA
15 16 (1.98%) 3PAR
16 15 (1.86%) IBM
16 15 (1.86%) SolarWinds
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